He is Mistra Urban Futures Director since September 2014, works through both inter- and especially transdisciplinary partnerships utilising co-design/-production methodologies in intensive local research platforms where academic, local and regional authority, NGO and some private sector researchers in our partnership cities come together to identify problems of mutual concern, to design and implement appropriate methodologies and to support the institution ultimately responsible for the resultant policy implementation. He has also recently published a paper on the inherent challenges for sustainability science in addressing the narrow focus and ‘impact agendas’ increasingly demanded by major funding bodies in Europe and beyond.

David Simon will talk and lead a workshop on:

Co-production towards Sustainable and Just Cities

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